- 1 Board certified
- 4 Reviews
- Average rating is 3 stars
- Average wait time is 25 minutes
Top Oncologists in Sheridan, WY
3415 Mcintosh Cir
Joplin, MO 64804
- Hematology & Oncology
- Medical Oncology
- 20 years experience
- Board certified
- Completed fellowship
- 3 star hospital
An oncology specialist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
Oncology specialists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine.
Oncology doctors treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncology specialists then focus on providing palliative care - the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
The area of Sheridan, WY has a population of approximately 24,558 people. There are 2 oncologists near Sheridan, which gives it a ratio of 1 oncologist per 12,279 residents or a ratio of 1 oncologist per 5,209 households. There are 10,417 households in Sheridan.